Get ready for San Diego Beer Week’s official beer
A local beer to spend some time with this November.
Beer: Capital of Craft IPA
From: 3 Punk Ales, Amplified Ale Works, Bagby Beer, Burgeon Beer, Gravity Heights, Nickel Beer and North Park Beer.
Why: San Diego Beer Week’s official beer, this is a classic San Diego-style IPA, with bold grapefruit and pine notes from aggressive hopping laid over a sturdy malt foundation, ending with a breathtaking dry finish.
Geek out: 7.3 percent alcohol by volume; 72 IBUs (International Bittering Units).
Seek out: Versions of this IPA have been made for previous Beer Weeks, but this is the first time the beer has been canned. Look for four-packs at local beer bars and bottle shops.
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